Garbage Truck Strikes Woman And Child At Embarcadero Intersection

10:13 AM: A young girl and her grandmother were hospitalized after being hit by a garbage truck at a busy intersection along San Francisco’s waterfront this morning, police said.

The collision occurred around 7:30 a.m. at Broadway and The Embarcadero, police spokesman Albie Esparza said.

Police received initial reports that a third pedestrian had also been hit, but only two people were taken to a hospital, police Officer Gordon Shyy said.

He said the woman and child were hospitalized with injuries that do not appear to be life-threatening.
The driver of the truck involved in the collision stopped at the scene and cooperated with the police investigation, Shyy said.

Police do not believe alcohol or drugs played a role in the incident.

8:46 AM: Three pedestrians have been hospitalized after being struck by a garbage truck at a busy intersection along San Francisco’s waterfront, police sad.

The collision occurred around 7:30 a.m. at the intersection of Broadway and The Embarcadero, police spokesman Albie Esparza said.

Esparza said he did not know the extent of the victims’ injuries, but that all three were taken to a hospital.

Elsewhere: Woman, girl hit by garbage truck in S.F. [Chron]
Garbage Truck Hits Pedestrians In San Francisco Crosswalk [KCBS]

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  • mailorders

    I cannot fault the police for being “sad”.

  • mailorders

    I cannot fault the police for being “sad”.